Preliminary Inventory to the Oliver J. Caldwell Papers, 1937-1986

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Preliminary Inventory to the Oliver J. Caldwell Papers, 1937-1986

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
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  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Oliver J. Caldwell Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1937-1986
Collection number: 78085
Creator: Caldwell, Oliver J. (Oliver Johnson), 1904-1990
Collection Size: 13 manuscript boxes (5.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Speeches, writings, memoranda, reports, and correspondence, relating to international education, U.S. educational policy, conditions in China prior to World War II, and operations of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services in China during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Oliver J. Caldwell Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

United States. Office of Education
United States. Office of Strategic Services
Education
Education--United States
International education
Secret service--United States
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--China
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service
China
China--Social conditions
United States--Politics and government
United States--Foreign relations
United States--Armed Forces


Container List

Box 1.

"Bird of Heaven," memoir by Caldwell of his childhood in China. Typescript

 

A Secret War: Americans in China, 1944-1945, book by Caldwell. Printed copy

 

Maps prepared for use in A Secret War

 

Office of Strategic Services reports on operations and conditions in China, 1944-1945 (3 folders)

 

"Pilgrimage to the Lotus," by Caldwell, ca. 1940, relating to Buddhist monasteries. Typescript

 

"China, the Beautiful Country: An Introduction to China for Young Americans," by Caldwell, ca. 1960. Typescript (2 folders)

 

Partial bibliography of writings by Caldwell, 1953-1970

 

Report by Howland Sargeant on U.S. program for exchange of students and industrial trainees, 1946

 

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, 1953-1957

Box 2.

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, 1958-1959

 

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, 1960

Box 3.

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, 1961-1962

 

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, January-June 1963

 

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, July-December 1963

Box 4.

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, 1964

 

Speeches and writings by Caldwell for U.S. Office of Education, 1965

 

Statistics on international education, 1961

 

"Problems and Solutions in International Education," by Caldwell, 1963. Mimeograph (2 folders)

 

Papers relating to International Conference on Public Education, Geneva, 1965

 

Chart of proposed organization of international education in U.S. Office of Education, 1965

 

Plan for a polycultural college, 1963-1964

 

Papers relating to The Bridge (later Center for Advanced Intercultural Studies), 1964-1973 (4 folders)

Box 5.

"Education for Unity in Diversity," report of The Bridge, 1970

 

Correspondence with White House officials regarding international education, 1970-1972

 

Papers relating to Southern Illinois University International Services Division Planning Conference, 1966

 

Background notes for the Conference on the International Dimensions of Southern Illinois University, 1966

 

Reports by Caldwell for Southern Illinois University, 1967-1968

 

Speech by Caldwell to African Student Association, Southern Illinois University, 1968

 

Papers relating to Southern Illinois University, 1968

 

Writings by Caldwell for Southern Illinois University, 1967-1971

Box 6.

Writings by Caldwell for the Commission on the International Dimensions of Southern Illinois University

 

Papers relating mostly to Southern Illinois University, 1966-1975 (3 folders and loose material)

 

"The Merchants of Light," study by Caldwell on international education, 1971. Typescript

Box 7.

University of Miami proposal prepared by Caldwell

 

"How the Student Ships Were Launched (How to Succeed by Doing Everything Wrong," memoir by Caldwell, 1977. Typescript

 

Speeches by Caldwell, 1975-1976

 

Papers relating to international education programs at the University of Maryland, 1965-1966 (2 folders)

 

"Home to the East: Notes on the Orient Revisited," by Caldwell, ca. 1961. Typescript

 

Miscellaneous papers, 1968-1973

 

Correspondence, 1951-1957

 

Photographs

 

Clippings and miscellany, 1952-1960

 

Papers relating to a proposed School of International Studies at American University, Washington, D.C., 1955

 

"A Survey of Chinese Literary Criticism," by Caldwell and S. H. She, 1938. Typescript (2 copies)

 

Microfiche of O. J. Caldwell's memoirs, Scenes from a Violent Century

Box 8.

Typescript copy of O. J. Caldwell's memoirs, Scenes from a Violent Century

Box 9.

Typescript copy of O. J. Caldwell's manuscript "The Merchants of Light"

 

Typescript copy of O. J. Caldwell's manuscript "Millions of Ronin"

 

Typescript copy of O. J. Caldwell's manuscript "How the East- West Center in Hawaii Was Created"

 

Post Doctoral Academy of Higher Education Newsletter,March 1979, containing an address by O. J. Caldwell upon his receiving the John E. King Award

 

Typescript account by Searle Bates, professor at the University of Nanking, China, in 1937, relating to atrocities committed by the Japanese Army in Nanking in December 1937

Box 10-13

Increments (no correspondence)